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Celebrating Chris McNair: Father, Friend, Husband and Legend

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Jewell Christopher (Chris) McNair was remembered on Friday as a remarkable man whose love and forgiveness were stronger than one...

Alabama Senate passes ban on abortion, with few exceptions

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation’s most stringent...

Fed’s report condemning Alabama prisons: State vows action

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities vowed Thursday to begin the monumental task of fixing their troubling prison problems, responding to...

Coach Nick Saban’s fireside chat with Boy Scouts yields sage wisdom

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama News Center Nick Saban had just told nearly 2,200 people how he ultimately became a football coach when Jeremiah Brown stepped to...

Birmingham Iron roster filled with players who have Alabama connections

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff On the final day of its first-ever, league-wide training camp in San Antonio, Texas, the Birmingham Iron professional football team of...

Alabama mall shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded

  HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama on Saturday were searching for a gunman whom they believe was responsible for shooting two teenagers at...

In Stunning Vote, Two City Councilors Unseat Jefferson County Commissioners

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County voters on Tuesday night replaced both Democrats on the five-member county commission, electing two sitting Birmingham City Councilors...

Danny Carr wins Dem Primary; will face Mike Anderton, incumbent Republican,...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Danny Carr, once interim Jefferson County district attorney (DA), on Tuesday took one step closer to getting the job permanently...

Birmingham Celebrates Small Businesses Throughout The City

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times During National Small Business Celebration Week, Mayor Randall Woodfin’s administration conducted ribbon-cutting ceremonies designed to support small business growth in Birmingham. A...

Mayor Woodfin skydives to help kick off Navy Week festivities 

By Barnett Wright America’s Navy has arrived in Birmingham with the Magic City’s mayor taking a huge leap to mark the occasion. Mayor Randall Woodfin helped...

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